Tag: U.S. Geological Survey
Excessive Pumping Created 200 Foot Fall of Region’s Vital Aquifer By Thomas Renner Residents of the United States are faced with a number of concerns, particularly...
University of Missouri engineers are partnering with the U.S. Geological Survey to better understand how to stop invasive carp from damaging both the economy...
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is soliciting project proposals for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 grants on earthquake hazards science and is authorized to award up to $7 million total.
The Oso landslide, also known as the SR 530 landslide, occurred in northwest Washington state on March 22, 2014, leading to devastating loss of life and destruction of property. Oso was emblematic of a worst-case landslide scenario. As such, U.S. Geological Survey scientists have identified it as a key geological-hydrological event that can help explain and inform our understanding of the potential effects of landslides in other settings.
Two types of human-associated bacteria and three types of human viruses were detected in Milwaukee streams within the Menomonee River watershed, according to a recent study led by the U.S. Geological Survey.
New U.S. Geological Survey-led coastal modeling research presents state, federal, and commercial entities with varying storm and sea level-rise scenarios to assist with planning for future infrastructure and mitigation needs along the California coast.
The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced that it will work with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on a multi-year study to examine suspected leaks from a portion of the Catskill Aqueduct that runs several hundred feet below the Rondout Creek
Damage at the Sherman Building in Washington, D.C., caused by the magnitude 5.8 earthquake in August 2011 in Mineral, Va. Photo: EHT Traceries Fewer quakes...
Hurricane Florence, a dangerous Category 4 hurricane, is very likely to cause beach erosion along about three-quarters of the North Carolina coast as it makes landfall, and to overwash about 15 percent of that state’s dunes, with less extensive erosion in nearby states, say coastal change experts at the U.S. Geological Survey